Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Immune Cells Engineered in Lab to Resist HIV Infection

 Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found a novel way to engineer key cells of the immune system so they remain resistant to infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
A new study describes the use of a kind of molecular scissors to cut and paste a series of HIV-resistant genes into T cells, specialized immune cells targeted by the AIDS virus.

Read more:
Immune Cells Engineered in Lab to Resist HIV Infection, Study Shows | .:: Proftec.com – New World Coming ::.

 

Source: Proftec.com

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1 comment:

David Idigu said...

Scientist are the key in medicine, i.e ''scientist are proactive,while doctors are reactive''

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